Staff Product Policy Manager
- Legal & Policy
- Remote Germany, Remote UK, Remote France, Remote Sweden, Remote Belgium, Remote Finland, Remote Netherlands, Remote Poland, Remote Spain
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Mozilla Corporation is the non-profit-backed technology company that has shaped the internet for the better over the last 25 years. We make pioneering brands like Firefox, the privacy-minded web browser, and Pocket, a service for keeping up with the best content online. Now, with more than 225 million people around the world using our products each month, we’re shaping the next 25 years of technology. Our work focuses on diverse areas including AI, social media, security and more. And we’re doing this while never losing our focus on our core mission – to make the internet better for everyone.
The Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the non-profit 501(c) Mozilla Foundation. This means we aren’t beholden to any shareholders — only to our mission. Along with 60,000+ volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozillians design, build and distribute open-source software that enables people to enjoy the internet on their terms.
About this team and role:
We are looking for a Public Policy Manager with a focus on Product Policy to join our dynamic team. In this pivotal role, you will collaborate with our internal product and engineering teams to provide expert advice on public policy implications related to the rollout of new products in different markets. Your insights will be crucial in navigating the complex regulatory landscapes, ensuring our products not only meet legal standards but also contribute to a safer and more open internet in line with our Manifesto.As this role involves working with multiple stakeholders across teams, geographies and Mozilla entities, strong project management and organisational skills will be essential.
What you'll do:
- Work closely with internal product and engineering teams to understand the features and regulatory implications of products being developed.
- Proactively identify potential public policy challenges associated with product rollouts and provide strategic advice to mitigate these risks.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure the integration of public policy considerations in the product development process.
- Represent Mozilla in external forums, industry groups, and other public venues on policy issues related to product policy, and ensure our views are accurately and effectively communicated.
- Engage with policymakers, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders to advocate for policy frameworks that support the open web and Mozilla’s product initiatives.
- Translate complex technical concepts into clear, concise, and actionable policy insights and recommendations.
- Create and maintain documentation regarding regulatory requirements, compliance, and policy considerations for various markets.
- Coordinate with global policy, legal and the Mozilla Foundation’s teams to ensure consistency in policy positions and advocacy efforts across different jurisdictions.
- Monitor, analyse, and communicate internally about emerging policy issues, regulatory developments, and global trends affecting Mozilla's products and services.
What you'll bring:
- A bachelor’s degree in public policy, law, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in public policy, legal, or a related field, preferably with a focus on technology and digital policy.
- Strong understanding of the tech industry and digital policy landscape.
- Proven ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams of engineers, product managers, and other technical experts.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex issues clearly and with precision.
- Strong negotiation and advocacy skills, with a track record of effective external representation.
- Ability to work independently, prioritize effectively, and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
What you’ll get:
- Generous performance-based bonus plans to all eligible employees - we share in our success as one team
- Rich medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Generous retirement contributions with 100% immediate vesting (regardless of whether you contribute)
- Quarterly all-company wellness days where everyone takes a pause together
- Country specific holidays plus a day off for your birthday
- One-time home office stipend
- Annual professional development budget
- Quarterly well-being stipend
- Considerable paid parental leave
- Employee referral bonus program
- Other benefits (life/AD&D, disability, EAP, etc. - varies by country)
Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.
Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission. We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.
We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, as appropriate. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture), religion (including religious grooming and dress practices), gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws. Mozilla will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.
Req ID: R2399
At Mozilla, we’re serving humanity—by maintaining a safe, open internet—while also helping the individual humans employed here to reach their personal and professional goals. With a relatively small team serving hundreds of millions of people, a culture of exploration, and a commitment to mentorship, opportunities abound to learn and grow at Mozilla.
Our values drive our actions
- Purpose is built into our work, with our mission driving every decision
- We challenge assumptions, the status quo, ourselves, and each other
- We are transparent: in our code, our business partnerships, and our everyday interactions
- We seek out people from diverse backgrounds and with perspectives different from our own
- We pair purpose with performance and put people ahead of profit
Our impact is global
- 1000+ paid staff from over 30 countries
- Thousands of volunteer contributors across six continents
- 2 global offices: Berlin and Toronto
- 9 coworking space locations: San Francisco, San Mateo, London, Paris, Portland, Tulsa, Vancouver, Chicago, and Bellevue
- Hundreds of home offices globally
Our benefits are world-class
- Flexible work environment (majority of Mozillians work remotely)
- Industry-leading paid parental leave (up to 26 weeks of fully paid leave for childbearing parents and up to 12 weeks for non-childbearing parents)
- Reimbursement for professional development (up to $3,000/year)
- A work setup including the latest hardware and software of your choice